Meet Lois, the woman who travelled from London To Cape Town by motorbike

Meet Lois, the woman who travelled from London To Cape Town by motorbike

Meet Lois. A motorcycle junkie from the age of 13, she’s traveled over 50,000 miles by bike along the coasts of North and South America, across the United States, and through the entirety of Brazil and Iran (twice!) But one trip has the ONE office buzzing: riding four months straight to from London, England to Cape Town, So...
50,000 images that will change how you see Africa forever

50,000 images that will change how you see Africa forever

For the past week, Twitter has been addictive for those with wanderlust or simply curiosity about the world due to the trending hashtag #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou. Do a quick Google search and you will see why the visual venture went viral: stunning photography of vibrant and varied landscapes, joyful glimpses into daily...
12 countries that feature women on their bank notes

12 countries that feature women on their bank notes

This article first appeared on the World Economic Forum and is written by Ross Chainey. The US have just announced that they will feature a women on their upcoming redesign of the $10 bill! Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said the bill, set to be unveiled in 2020, will honour “a woman who has contributed to…...
Two weeks left to change the world?

Two weeks left to change the world?

Everyone is gearing up for the big Financing for Development summit in Addis Ababa that is less than two weeks away now. Formal negotiations on the text of the Addis Accord were meant to end on June 19 in New York, but continued through last week as UN member states hadn’t been able to reach an agreement…...
This is what 1 million voices shouting together can do

This is what 1 million voices shouting together can do

1 MILLION people around the world have stood with girls and women everywhere to say ‘Poverty is Sexist’, and asked our leaders to do something about it. Now that’s really hard to ignore. We’ve been really busy making sure world leaders get the message.
Beautiful photos of kids just being kids

Beautiful photos of kids just being kids

116 million girls aged 15 to 24 in developing countries have never completed primary education, or have in some instances never attended school, which drastically hampers their chances of rising out of poverty. This photo essay, however, shows the resilience of children, and highlights their joy. From the beaches of Zanzibar ...
12 things you probably don’t know about Africa

12 things you probably don’t know about Africa

Africa is a huge continent made up of 54 countries and over a billion people. But did you know that in Ethiopia, clocks are upside down with our 6:00 at their 12:00? This and 12 other incredible facts are sure to turn you into the captain at your next trivia tournament.
Bill Gates, ONE, Global Citizen and YOU = recipe for success

Bill Gates, ONE, Global Citizen and YOU = recipe for success

This is a guest post written by our brilliant Campaigns Intern Tobi Ijitoye. On Tuesday 23rd June, 250 young people (including our wonderful Youth Ambassadors) sat down for a Q&A with Bill Gates at Facebook HQ in London, hosted by the one and only Greg James from Radio 1! Bill Gates was in town to…...
What happened when ONE went to the Africa Oye festival

What happened when ONE went to the Africa Oye festival

Who doesn’t love a free festival? Who doesn’t love great music and food? No-one, right? Well, the Africa Oye festival on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June was the place to be. It's the UK’s biggest festival celebrating African culture hosted in Sefton Park, Liverpool. I attended the festival with my campaigns colleague...
10 things we JUST learnt about extreme poverty

10 things we JUST learnt about extreme poverty

UNICEF just released their most recent report and it’s all about kids. In the context of the upcoming announcement of new Sustainable Development Goals, the report looks at the progress made on the Millennium Development Goals, and discusses what we should do next in the fight against extreme poverty. As we looked th......